How Should Worship Leaders Dress?

What standards should worship leaders hold regarding personal dress and physical appearance? While I am sure there is…


There's a Fire Escape Plan for Every Flame of Temptation

Do you ever feel like the temptation is just too strong?  The pull outside of you seems greater than the resolve inside…


Jesus the Gardener

After Jesus' baptism (Mark 1:9-11), He is "thrown out" (ekballo) by the Spirit into the wilderness for a cosmic battle…


Make Your Father Proud

Jesus pleased His Father in what He did and in what He didn’t do. As followers of Jesus, we should seek to imitate His…


Overcoming Temptation

A critical element in discipleship is training someone how to overcome temptation.  While everyone is tempted,…


Satan's Strategy

Curiously, in the Garden of Eden, the serpent begins his attack with Eve.  The devious nature of this attack lies in…


Where & When You Sin the Most

For every moment of strength in David's life, there was often a subsequent weakness. For every Goliath, there was also…


Financial Temptations

Services started out with baptisms this morning!  So wonderful watching these folks getting baptized and being…


Adam vs. Eve

The conversation continues to the point where Eve saw “that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to…


The Temptation of the Christ

Continuing on through our Christology, we arrive this week at the Temptation of the Christ.  This event reveals…


Trading the Ultimate for the Immediate

  At Passion 2011, Andy Stanley gave a great message concerning temptation.  One of the lines he repeated over and…